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Anna Hickey-Moody is a professor of media and communication at RMIT University.[1][2] Hickey-Moody holds an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (2017-2021).[1][3]


Hickey-Moody completed a Bachelor of Arts (Social Anthropology, Theatre Studies) at the University of Adelaide.[4] She completed her PhD at the University of South Australia on the work of Restless Dance Theatre.[5][4]

Hickey-Moody worked at the University of South Australia as a lecturer from 2000 to 2005.[6]

From 2004 to 2007 Hickey-Moody was awarded a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Monash University where she worked on the Youth Arts Beyond Risk project.[6] The book based on this work is called Youth, Arts and Education and was published with Routledge in 2013.[7]

Hickey Moody later went on to lecture at Monash University from 2007 to 2009, during which time she co-founded and led the Space, Place and Body Research Group.[6]

In 2009 Hickey-Moody moved to the University of Sydney where she held a number of teaching and supervision positions, including working as the Departmental Undergraduate Coordinator until 2013.[6] During this time she also published Unimaginable Bodies (Sense/Brill) and a number of edited collections.[8]

Between 2013 and 2016, Hickey-Moody worked at Goldsmiths, University of London, where she was the Director of the Centre for Arts and Learning and the Head of the PhD in Arts and Learning.[6] While at Goldsmiths College, Hickey-Moody also co-founded the Disability Research Centre and held a number of teaching positions.[9]

In 2016 Hickey-Moody was made Associate Professor in the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies at The University of Sydney.[6]

In 2017 Hickey-Moody was made Professor of Media and Communications at RMIT University, where she continues to work (as of September 2020).[2][1] At RMIT Hickey-Moody is a core member of the Digital Ethnography Research Centre, leading the Creative Research Interventions in Methods and Practice (CRiMP) lab.[2]

Hickey-Moody was awarded an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship in 2017.[3] She currently acts as project lead for the Future Fellowship project: “Interfaith Childhoods”.[1][10]

Hickey-Moody is a Visiting Research Fellow with the Education and Social Research Institute at the Manchester Metropolitan University and a Visiting Professor in Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London.[4]

Expertise/Research Areas[edit]

Hickey-Moody is considered a leading expert in art-based research practices, Deleuzian theory and affect theory.[11][1][12] Hickey-Moody uses a philosophically informed cultural studies approach to her research, working in both qualitative and quantitative research methods.[1] She is known for her work with young people, people with disabilities, migrant communities, and marginalised communities.[13]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Hickey-Moody, Anna. (2020). Faith. Philosophy Today. 63. 10.5840/philtoday202019302.
  • Hickey-Moody, A. (2019). New Materialism, Ethnography, and Socially Engaged Practice: Space-Time Folds and the Agency of Matter In: Qualitative Inquiry, 1 - 9
  • Hickey-Moody, Anna. (2019). Deleuze and Masculinity Palgrave, New York.
  • Harwood, V. Hickey-Moody, A.,et al. (2018). The Politics of Widening Participation and University Access for Young People Routledge, Oxon, United Kingdom
  • Hickey-Moody, A. (2017). Arts practice as method, urban spaces and intra-active faiths In: International Journal of Inclusive Education, 21, 1083 - 1096
  • Hickey-Moody, A. (2017). Integrated Dance as a Public Pedagogy of the Body. In: Social Alternatives, 36, 5 - 13
  • Hickey-Moody, Anna. Youth, Arts and Education : Reassembling Subjectivity through Affect. First edition. ed. New York: Routledge, 2013. Print.
  • Hickey-Moody, Anna. Unimaginable Bodies : Intellectual Disability, Performance and Becomings. Rotterdam, NL: Sense, 2009. Print.
  • Kenway, Jane, Kraack, Anna, Hickey-Moody, Anna, and Kenway, Jane, Author. Masculinity beyond the Metropolis. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. Print.


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Professor Anna Hickey-Moody - RMIT University". www.rmit.edu.au. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Anna Hickey-Moody". Digital Ethnography Research Centre. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Future Fellowships - Grant ID: FT160100293". Research Data Australia. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  4. ^ a b c "Anna Hickey-Moody (0000-0002-8141-1359)". orcid.org. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  5. ^ Hickey-Moody, Anna; Peta, Malins (2007). Deleuzian Encounters : studies in contemporary social issues. Basingstoke [England]: Palgrave Macmillan. p. 80. ISBN 978-0-230-50692-3. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  6. ^ a b c d e f "Anna Hickey-Moody: ResearchGate". ResearchGate. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  7. ^ Hickey-Moody, Anna (2013). Youth, Arts and Education: Reassembling Subjectivity Through Affect. London: Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-57264-4. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  8. ^ Hickey-Moody, Anna (2009). Unimaginable Bodies: Intellectual Disability, Performance and Becomings. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers. ISBN 978-90-8790-853-9. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  9. ^ Cox, Will Cenci and Sarah. "Disability Research Centre launches with public debate on impact of austerity". Goldsmiths, University of London. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  10. ^ "Project Team". Interfaith Childhoods.
  11. ^ Riba, Silvia De (17 February 2020). "Review of the book: Deleuze and Masculinity (Hickey-Moody, 2019)". Matter: Journal of New Materialist Research. 1 (1). doi:10.1344/jnmr.v1i1.29205. ISSN 2604-7551. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  12. ^ "Anna Hickey-Moody". The Conversation. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  13. ^ "Anna Hickey-Moody". The Conversation. Retrieved 13 September 2020.